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SFGTV2
Dec 6, 2012 7:30pm PST
the need outside the elevator using current technology and we learn about the latest destination elevated technology all here in san francisco. we will also visit the machinery where all the behind- the-scenes gears control these incredible machines. we are very fortunate today to have an expert with those who is going to walk us are around elevators in san francisco. can you tell us about the history of elevators in san francisco? the measure -- >> sure. the history of elevator technology evolves with the city. first elevators were installed for moving materials in the 1860's. in the 1870's, the first passenger elevator was installed, and that allowed building heights to go up to about seven floors. starting in the 18 eighties, 1890's, the first electric elevators were installed. that allowed for buildings to go up even higher, even more than 10 floors, and those were the first elevators that became representative of what we consider modern elevators today. >> so the height of buildings is related to elevator technology. >> both of these technologies encourage architects to build taller
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 1:00am EST
and advance. it opens a number of possibilities for us. how can we use these digital technologies and learn from them to change education on our alone campus. what weighs will we see based on the experience of these mass courses. how can that transform in cambridge and boston. secondly, we see it as a way to get harvard ideas and harvard teaching out to a broader world and way to accumulate a lot of data that can be an extraordinary resource for anybody who like to use that material to ask questions about the nature of human learning and how it ought to be structured. on the point about spreading learning to the rest of the world, i have a very moving reaction to one bit of data. one of the pilot courses. when i was in india, i met with people in india who were wanting to interact with harvard. there is a need for engagement with our schools public health. we have enormous challenges in that area. i was talking to these individuals about what kind of courses we might involve them in. this online course that i described steele has overall more than 40,000 students and 9000 of them come from
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am EST
have on your longevity. >>> but first, shades of big brother. why a major technology provider wants to track your every move. >> and not so lucky. >>> we won't be seeing those graphic cigarette pack warnings any time soon. yesterday they denied the government's request to reconsider the labels, which the fda is trying to make a requirement. back in august a court confirmed that many manufactures do not have to comply with the government. >>> verizon is considering new technology that could track your every move. according to to a patent application, the company is trying to create a dvr type device that records you inside your home. the idea is to cater tv ads specifically to you, but some think it's more like big brother and it crosses the line. nbc technology contributors say many of us already use this kind of technology. >> just the idea that we would all be carrying around gps devices in our pockets, checking into our locations, telling our friends where we are, that would seem creepy five years ago, but nowadays everybody is doing it. >> i just want to enjoy my show, fall asle
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
talked about, when you see that there is such a dramatic technological change and we have not done anything to abandon our educational system. we can see is their ways that we can use these ongoing on-line resources to reach kids and get them to think beyond, to do that type was of things to introduce them to worlds beyond our borders. there are opportunities to shake things up and to cut some of the costs by allowing kids to enter world's and realms of the have never been allowed to enter before through technology and we need to spend more time figuring out how we change that paradigm if we know it. particularly for the pre-k through high-school. how can we learn better based on what we know today? >> let me try two more before we open it up to questions. warren buffett says tax rates do not matter as much as a lot of people pretend when it comes to companies and investment and innovation. i suspect you disagree. >> it seems at odds with the buffer role which suggests that taxes are important. for government to have revenue. business people who oftentimes say that that tax is that
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:30pm PST
.9%. erika miller takes a closer look at how technology is helping to boost safety and productivity. >> reporter: three years ago, this long island hospital had a problem: healthcare workers weren't cleaning their hands as often as required. >> 100,000 people die each year in the united states from hospital acquired infections. that's more than the number of people who die from breast cancer and from auto accidents. it's a huge problem, one that we want to make a dent in. >> reporter: lowering the number of infections is also good for the hospital's financial health. >> it increases length of stay. it doubles the cost of many operations. we're not reimbursed the same way that we used to for hospital-acquired infections. >> reporter: so the hospital tried an experiment. it put cameras at the entrance to patient rooms in its intensive care unit and tallied how many times workers followed hand hygiene procedures. the compliance rate w less than 10%. but once the hospital started posting the results for the shift publicly, the rate skyrocketed to over 90%. and there were other benefits:
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm EST
this year. >> the second aspect is what is going on with the energy field, in terms of technology and energy less dependence for the u.s. the third factor is what is going on in manufacturing. you can talk about the creation of jobs in the u.s. economy. if you can get the u.s. economy past this model through environment, you will see a slight acceleration in the second half. cheryl: your last point is manufacturing. in the report, it was basically flat. we had downward revision for september and october from the report. you are not concerned about that sector at all? >> i am not concerned about that sector. we are looking at a longer-term and the impact it has on the u.s. economy. when you look at what the u.s. does in a manufacturing basis, we manufacture 18.2% of other manufactured goods in the world today. that is bigger than japan. that is bigger than china. it is a very significant number. we do it better and less expensively. cheryl: a report saying it would be a good thing for this country if we begin to export natural gas. it would be good for the u.s. economy. some, especially in wa
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:30pm PST
technology is changing and regulations have a hard time susie keeping up with it. we see it with high frequency trading for instance and how companies disseminate information using social media getting it out argue me to more people faster than what a traditional press release or sec filing. so we'll have to see how this one plays out. that stock did not move much today on the notice although we did have plenty other movement. let's get going with our market focus here. as we saw the influence of apple that it can have on the broad market really continue today. the jobs data helped the s&p 500 start in the green but the early gains disappeared as apple shares sank. the index was able to climb positive in the afternoon to finish up a 0.03%. trading volume slowed. 605 million on the big board. 1.6 billion on the nasdaq. the materials and financials gained 0.08%. the energy sector was up 0.07%. technology was the big drag, thanks once again to apple. over the past week apple has gone from almost $600 per share to $533, down about 9%. with the sell-off apple is about $8 above its most rec
PBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
technology, so we are summoning the north the nextbassador arabout step. >> no. 3 of's ambassador headed to london for stern warnings, -- north korea's ambassador headed to london for stern warnings. it is already isolated. its main ally, china, is unlikely to let you in impose tough new sanctions, so it will probably continue to develop rockets and bombs. -- china is unlikely to let the un impose tough new sanctions, so it will probably continue to develop rockets and bombs. >> i spoke to victor, the fellow for strategical international studies. victor, we have become used to these north korean launches not working. how worried are you by the successful one? >> i think it was definitely a surprise. i think the general view was that they tried so many times and failed, with the last one being the most spectacular failure. this was a successful launch in which they demonstrated the ability to lift a payload into orbit, which suggests they have long-range ballistic missile technology, and that is a big step they have made. >> does it give north korea more clout when it comes to possible ne
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
is accused of selling tracking technology to the russians. nbc affiliate reporter andy fox with wavy has that story. >> reporter: robert hoffman appeared in court wearing a t-shirt with a rooster on it with the boards born to fight in reference to cock fighting. >> mr. hoffman, did you try to sell government secrets? >> reporter: just a big smirky smile from hoffman who retired a year ago and is trained as a navy krip tow logic technician. the indictment reads hoffman had access to top secret information which could cause exceptionally grave damage to national security. on october 21st hoffman is accused of delivering secret information to people he believed to be officials with the russian federation on how to track u.s. submarine using the technology he learned on the job working for the navy. the information included the technology and procedures required to find the subs. hoffman delivered that information to fbi agents posing as an undercover operation. >> that was andy fox reporting. >>> now for a look at your friday weather, nicks meteorologist dylan dreyer is here with the foreca
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 9:00pm EST
society had generated technology and political networks that seemed to have conquered the globe. at this point, it was not only possible to go around the world. it had become a poplar past time. representation of doing a circumnavigation became playful, entizing -- enticing even joy us. there were costs. not all of them hidden. there seemed to be hidden glories making an swing around the planet. over the 20th century and now to the 21st century. the confidence has given way to doubt. technology logically now reforms of travel especially airplane and rocket propelled safe travel -- safe 19th century. equally, it's now clear that imperialism ha smoothed way for early under political and social conditions that would be unwise and unjust. above all, there's a growing sense of the planet as again beginning to bite back or slug us off. now that the environmental cost have begun to hunt us. we live with all three legacies of around the world travel. a reemerging fear that the planet could slug us off. continuing confident we might be able to generate technologies and political alliance
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
to make sure america leads the world in research and technology and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools. [applause] that's how we grow an economy. i want us to bring down our deficits, but i want to do it in a balanced, responsible way. and i want to reward -- i want a tax code that rewards businesses and manufacturers like detroit diesel right here, creating jobs right here in redford, right here in michigan, right here in the united states of america. [applause] that's where we need to go. that's the country we need to build. and when it comes to bringing manufacturing back to america -- that's why i'm here today. since 1938, detroit diesel has been turning out some of the best engines in the world. [applause] over all those years, generations of redford workers have walked through these doors. not just to punch a clock. not just to pick up a paycheck. not just to build an engine. but to build a middle-class life for their families; to earn a shot at the american dream. for seven and a half decades, through good times a
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm EST
technology etfs that out performed. internet index fund, moving higher, top holdings, google, amazon, and ebay, and the tech fund, ign, top holdings here, you may own them, cisco, qualcom, a gain of more than one point. david: more than a stock market, there's a lot of things today, very interesting lineup of guests, big labor, obviously, about to take a devastating blow in michigan, on the verge of becoming a right-to-work state. the man poised to make it happen, putting pen to paper signing the bill into law. governor rick snider. he's going to be joining us live from the office in the state capitol. don't miss this. liz: dangerously close to going over the cliff. you know the date, december 31st. coming up, exclusively on fox business, former treasury secretary paul o'neill as sides dwindle own spendings, he has what needs to be done to get budget under control, easy ways to cut it and who should carry the burden. david: before the busy hour, what drove the markets with today's data download. stocks pushing up for hopes of a deal in the beltway. all three indexes in the green, hos
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 11:35pm EST
-- brilliant ones -- and they're coming to see for themselves. machines with the technology, the scale and the ability to communicate to make the world work better. and now all the machines want in. ♪ ♪ >> e degrees at reagan national. we have fog that will stick around in the morning hours -- a record 71 back in 1991. the weatherbug network is 49 degrees in alexandria. a 10th of an inch of rain earlier in the day. here in the district, looking at 44 degrees. a quarter of an inch of rain this afternoon. a fog advisory stretching all the way to the chesapeake bay. this is an atoll 9:00 tomorrow morning. visibility rapidly diminishing as the fog continues to get a little thicker out there. a half a mile of visibility. even less than that in quantico. looking for the fog to lift mid morning. temperatures for the overnight will not move a lot. the big change will come when the warm front moves to the north of us. the wind changes direction to the south and west -- that will allow temperatures tomorrow in the mid to upper 60's, are around 70 degrees, remaining hig
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 2:00am PST
-secret submarine tracking technology to the russians. nbc affiliate reporter andy fox with wavy has this story. >> reporter: robert hoffman appeared in court wearing a t-shirt with a rooster on it with the words "born to fight," in reference to cock fighting. mr. hoffman, did you try to sell government secrets? just a big smirky smile from hoffman, who retired a year ago and is trained as a navy cryptologic technician. he is able to find submarines using sophisticated direction-finding technology. the indictment reads hoffman had access to top-secret information which could cause exceptionally grave damage to national security. on october 21st, hoffman is accused of delivering secret information to people he believed to be officials with the russian federation on how to track u.s. submarines using the technology he learned on the job working for the navy. the information included the technology and procedures required to find the subs. hoffman delivered that information to fbi agents posing as an undercover operation. >> that was wavy's andy fox reporting. >>> now, this morning's first look at
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> south carolina senator jim demint is now talking publicly about his surprised announcement to step down from the senate. he abruptly quit the president to become the president of the influential conservative think tank, the heritage foundation. >> i don't think republicans will win another national election until conservatives first convince americans that our principles work. i think i'm in a more powerful position than a single united states senator. i wouldn't feel good about living if we didn't have so many new, bright young conservatives in the senate. >> joining me now is steve and republican strategist and form are campaign manager for huckabee, jim saltsman. >> hello. >> pmr. demint has been trying o leverage his position as the tea party's uncompromising man in the gop and that his effort has failed or stalled. >> i don't think i agree with "the washington post" at all. i think he's had a great impact across the country and
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 10:30pm EST
challenges that we are facing on technological advances. that has created a situation where the engine of sustainable economic growth and center of the middle -- the good a middle- class jobs are not as plentiful as they once were. finding a way to get them back or at least find a new way to create the middle class jobs that are sustainable as a court challenge that we face as a country. i also want to say that, we should not get stuck -- in my view should not get stuck thinking we have to solve the whole problem right away. t -- 2% growth makes everything look worse. if you were to create the aggregate demand that would give confidence to small businesses to invest again and again construction and housing going, would get the people coming into the workforce and we would start to see reasonable growth, the challenges seem a lot more solvable. i think we often get lost a in the hard challenges of our long- term future economic growth when some of the short-term challenges are not that complicated. if we were to make the infrastructure investments that we need, if we were to do the kind
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm EST
. get your kicks from that analyst meeting. and united technologies. cvs is the cheapest and best drugstore play p i would be willing to buying ahead of the meeting, particularly if you have a little fiscal cliff panic before thursday. which person's going to come on wednesday and create the buying opportunity for cvs? phillips 66 reminds uz house smart it was to break up the old conoco phillips and perhaps put some focus on how hess could be next. united technologies will give us aw fiscal cliff update and a sense of how aerospace is doing now that goodrich, a premium supplier to 'o'space, is part of the family. on friday scotts miracle grow. endless excuse making for missed quarters. can they explain the poor execution? i'll listen, but frankly i doubt it. also on friday we get november industrial production and capacity utilization numbers. did november really matter or was it all sandy? i think prices were stagnant. but i want to try to figure out whether the new boom in cars and homes could impact industrial production and capacity utilization no matter what. i'm trying to un
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 10:00am EST
and veterans. i spent more than 20 years in the wind industry as a technology development engineer. in those days we saw some spectacular failures and dramatic failures, but every year we put more into the technology development. little bit this year in the aerodynamics, gear box, foundation, every year a little incremental improvement in the control systems, field testing so we understood what was going on and the power electronics, and today we have an industry that is a spectacular industry. . the touchins produce power for five cents per kilowatt. it's been a successful business. the united states dominated that business because of consistent policies, consistent tax policies. we could rely on the policies being there year after year. investors came in, engineers came in. in the early 1980's those policies began to change and the technology began to leave our country and we've seen -- i've seen in my career the incentives come and go over the years. i can tell you it's devastating to the industry. it takes years to develop the infrastructure to produce wind turbines. the barings are 20 f
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
's natural gas. specifically the technology radically transformed natural gas production something called hydraulic fracturing or fracking. the name is opaque but the goal is simple. tens of thousands of feet below the surface there are deposits of natural gas trapped up within giant rock formations. fracking lets energy companies drill down to release the gas. that process has fundamentally revolutionized america's energy economy in a few years. the average annual price of natural gas is less than half what it was in 2008. large swaths of the united states from colorado to texas to ohio to upup state new york have massive natural gas reserves making them right for fracking. rhetts rebel based on concerns about health and the safety of the process. those battles may decide the course of america's energy economy over the next century. i think there's a real mismatch between the amount of -- between the scale of the change happens in america right now because of the fracking boom and the amount of intense con stern nation, debate, and politics around the local level on the amount of coverag
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 1:00am EST
much on tape, the old cassette tape idea to using the latest in digital technology, and we're very excited about this transition because that makes it faster, cheaper, more efficient to get good quality reading materials to people when they need it. the service, obviously, is designed for the government to be sure that people have equal collections and access to the materials and in the spirit of all the public libraries in the country, and we have over 15,000 libraries. we have more public libraries than mcdonald's, we have a chance with the service like this to be sure that everyone has a chance to be well-informed citizens, which, obviously, is most critical, but, also to enjoy the rewards of being able to read great novels and great literature and be part of the world around them. we call ourselves the talking book and braille library. we could probably be the talking book library in part because braille ask not as popular as it used to be. braille is expensive to produce. uses a lot of paper. it is a paper-based technology. familiar quotation, new edition came out in the last
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 2:00pm PST
around the world. second is technological revolution born in america to change the world to keep america dominant. fracking technology to make us more energy independent. bost first, immelt speaking as the ceo of g.e. china is doing a good job. they kick our butts for two decades. >> greg: why is that? >> dana: wait until they get collective bargaining. >> bob: they will. >> dana: right. >> bob: 1.3 billion. they make an economy work. you can't take away the economy. >> eric: i disagree. china is not kicking our butts in anything. if you start from zero, 1.3 people living in peasant tri for 100 years. they move up at 7%. we have the strongest economy, highest standard of living. best life expectancy. china would love to be us some day. not going to happen by 2030. >> eric: i can't believe you're so optimistic when barack obama as president. he only has four more years. >> bob: you don't think there is something to be said for china owning u.s. bonds >> eric: fix that. we should fix that. >> andrea: we have to keep borrowing more from china. >> bob: we're not borrowing. we have a trade im
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
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WHUT
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
of technology. but what we are seeing here in doha are many developed countries leaving the kyoto protocol, and joining the united states, who had left some time ago, and the remaining members in the kyoto protocol are putting forward emission reduction figures that are too low -- something like 20% for europe, which they have already achieved. so the system we started with in bali, five years ago, that developed countries would cut emissions by 5% to 20%, a similar effort under the convention. >> the u.s. did not sign onto the kyoto protocol? >> under bush, they agreed they would do similar to would be to recall program -- joke part of all members would do -- tkyoto protocol but never signed on. now each country puts forward whenever it can do, and that will not be challenged. this is not based on science. as a result we have very low emissions coming from developed countries, which means they are showing a bad example to developing countries who would want to do more, but seeing that leaders are not living up to their expectations, this has repressed their ability to do more in terms of
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
this missile? i have progressively gained better technology over time and progressively gained back during number of methods over a number of years and decades. .. the announcement of radar for the ally. do you have an update on that program and other efforts underway or envisioned to increase broadly missile defense, our pasture there, and that of our allies and partners. >> well, yes, i have nothing further to add they are can wanted to discuss that with our allies to determine the times and location so i have nothing more than that. when it comes to missile ballistic defense, there's a problem that affects our partners, allies in the region, as well as the homeland in that we'll continue to wait for opportunity to be able to strengthen our partnerships and our capabilities with our allies to be able to deal with the threats as they e emerge. we're going that today. >> intercepters, anything else? >> at this point in time, i'm not prepared to talk about any of the details of that. i would just say that we continue to look for opportunities to improve our capabilities as the threat set ch
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00am EST
that question, i would say follow the technological trends that are transforming all digital businesses. the first that i would probably observe is the dramatic shift from hardware to software-centric systems. the minute you are able to do more in software rather than proprietary hardware, i think the full creativity of software engineering comes into play. i think that's coming to television. right now if you ask the consumer what's the tv experience in my home, they'll talk about a box that sits on their credenza above their tv, they'll talk about a remote control, they'll talk about the things they don't like about that, to be perfectly candid. but increasingly, the functionings that those devices serve -- functions that those devices serve are going to be able to be migrated into software rather than proprietary hardware equipment, and i think you'll get faster innovation cycles. so a company can innovate the guide overnight. not over the course of a hardware replacement. and i think that when you do that, you start thinking about the other great trend that we've seen ushered in by
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 9:00pm EST
on the ground. i may be completely off base, but i'worried about that. the technology is going to change. with the current technology is safeut will we monitor technology in the future if phones become re? >> it is a fair debate. thank you, but i think the captain is onto something,e will eventually be listening to my fiancÉ ring tone on the flight. sorry. thk u both. we want to know what you think about all this. here is our questiononight, she pasngers are allowed to use their cell phones on flights? who will share the results with you at the end of the show. besides the annoyance of people talking next to you, some airlines allow you to set inhe lap of luxury. airlines make of the worlds best according to travel and leise magazine making up sites top ve. number five, pacific airways. the ho kong-based airways has power outlets and usb cords and the seats are really, really comfortable. green air, most imoved from last year thanks to hold the . featuring dishes from all over asia. number three, the emirates. slipping a spot from last year due to negative comments o customer service th
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 2:00am PST
in the newer in future. it's a new technology that allows a person to read text messages on a lens. the lens uses wireless technology to receive instant messages and images from cell phones and computers. the technology could be available to consumers in a couple of years. >> let's get one last check on the weather with leigh glaser. >> leigh: back east, the first snows of the season getting ready to hit the great l towards minneapolis. 33 degrees tomorrow. they're expecting six inches of snow. denver also, tricky travel. snow expected. 24 degrees and rain in seattle, 46 expected high. now, if you're traveling across california, remember that dense fog throughout the sawn -- san joaquin valley tomorrow morning. by tomorrow afternoon wi you should start to see sunshine. l.a. very warm tomorrow. 70 degrees. palm springs, 74. high pressure building in, bringing us offshore winds and also into southern california so red flag warning is up for the l.a. basin, ventura county, the mountains there, as well as san fernando valley, santa monica. until tuesday, and they're expecting very strong winds t
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
floor of this office building. ,d this building targeting the university of management and technology. n at the school had his house raided as well. thousands of degrees have been to the school. advertises itself as military g militaryceptin personnel using the g.i. bill -- epting military personnel using the g.i. bill. they were hard-pressed to find anyone in the building who had heard of it. have you heard of the university of management and technology? >> never heard of it. have you ever heard of the university of management and technology? >> they offer online classes. the director told us the respected.is well in academic dean was nearby arlington. todayme was also raided , who refused to say what they were looking for. i was out getting my mail. as anyone about it. he does not face any charges. officials say they are not to release any more information at this point about what they may or may not have during their raids today. reporting live, i'm gail huff, .bc 7 news the guardian angels have decided to patrol a where a boy was shot at a bus stop. they plan to be there over the nex
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
look next. all energy development comes with some risk, but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> 5%, that's the number of cases the supreme court argues to hear -- agrees to hear out of all the ones appealed to it. and now same-sex debate will be part of that small group of cases. but the questions are swirling now. who will the court hear arguments from? will it come down strongly and clearly for or against gay marriage or will it rule narrowly, sending the cases back to lower courts for further deliberation? attorney ka
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:45am EST
important technological changes. obviously there was steam. steam have been around for generation or more. the application of universal use of steam and warships both on the blockade and those attempting to run the blockades, rifled guns just as rifled muskets. rifled artillery extended the range and accuracy of the ship can it. thereby elevating the impact of warships over guns ashore. going into the civil war the general notion was 10 guns ashore will defeat 10 guns upload every time. mainly because they don't sink. but with the new rifle, ordnance and explosive shells changes the balance of the. and, of course, the one that everybody recalls is armor. ship armor. we talked last time i think about that. the famous battle. and even the emergence of the suffering. so technologically there's all this going on. but also, and you mentioned manpower, the size of the navy dramatically -- were used to -- 16,000, at sea, they community began with 42 ships. the confederacy began for practical persons -- purposes with known to both are dramatically expanding the size, and that means bringing more
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
korea is on its way to developing technology to launch a rocket at the united states's west coast and hawaii. officials tell cnn that the working assumption is that the north koreans got outside help from others, including iran. so today's launch is raising some huge concerns. let's go to our pentagon correspondent barbara starr. i assume they are pretty surprised and alarmed by the successful launch over at the pentagon? >> look, wolf, because of everything you just mentioned, indeed, the u.s. military, the intelligence committee have been watching north korea for days now 24/7 because they did expect to launch and they announced it. but they were having technical problems so a lot thought it wouldn't happen until next week. when it happened last week, there was a surprise. the north korean anchor's excitement was clear. >> announcing the launch of a long-range rocket that put a north korean satellite to orbit around the earth. they clearly achieved one goal raising everyone's anxiety level. >> this is a step towards the ability to build a long-range missile that could strike par
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
, the patch with time release smart control technology. quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. yes, i'm a jewelry store. and yes, i'm talking to you. mike here needs a necklace. but not just any necklace. he needs a "honey, i love you even more than the day we got married" necklace. well, i don't want to brag, but my selection is larger than ordinary jewelry stores, with truly unique pieces you won't find just anywhere, making it easy for mike to find the necklace that tells his wife exactly how he feels. there. that's why he went to jared. [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! >>> good morning i'm eric thomas. we are following developing news on the peninsula. a car plunged hundreds of feet over a cliff this morning on skyline boulevard and daly city. two people were rescued, one is reportedly in critical condition. skyl
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
at the forefront of anything that could help us from the technology world. we got the database together back in the early '80s and were one of the first to go onto a computer system. so once you got -- we wrapped our mind around that project, then we were able to make the store more profitable. but over the years, um, well, most recently is that in order to diversify we started our own digital book-on-demand business called the troy bookmakers where we make books. we literally physically make books. we take the manuscript, we format it into a book, we print the pages, we dip it in glue, we trim it up, slap a cover on it, and we make beautiful books. for our local authors that want to self-publish and also for some of the, you know, for some of the professors that want to do textbooks, for people that want to do family cookbook, you name it. but we stay, we've stayed right at the cutting edge of digital printing technology. and the other avenue that we've gone down to to stay on top of things is we've started our own publishing company called staff picks press. and the inspiration for it was,
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
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FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
it is a cover for testing ballistic missal technology. >>> one week after a murder-suicide involving the kansas city chiefs player more sad news rocking the nfl. dallas cowboys ease nose tackle josh brent under arrest after a car crash that killed his teammate jerry brown. brown was just 25 years old. he was a member of the cowboys' practice squad. dominique is live in l.a. with the latest. dominique? >> hi, rick. jerry brown was a practice squad line backer. he was killed in the one-car accident around 2:20 in the morning in the dallas suburb of irving. his teammate josh brent was behind the wheel, and just the two of them were in the vehicle. the police department described how the accident unfolded. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip at least one time. the vehicle ultimately came to rest on its top once it slid back into the roadway and came to rest in the center of the service road. >> they say brown pictured here during his college days was found unrespon
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >> the definition of an iphone could be very different in the newer in future. it's a new technology that allows a person to read text messages on a lens. the lens uses wireless technology to receive instant messages and images from cell phones and computers. the technology could be available to consumers in a couple of years. >> let's get one last check on the weather with leigh glaser. >> leigh: back east, the first snows of the season getting ready to hit the great lakes, towards minneapolis. 33 degrees tomorrow. they're expecting six inches of snow. denver also, tricky travel. snow expected. 24 degrees and rain in seattle, 46 expected high. now, if you're traveling across california, remember that dense fog throughout the sawn -- san joaquin valley tomorrow morning. by tomorrow afternoon wi you should start to see sunshine. l.a. very warm tomorrow. 70 degrees. palm springs, 74. high pressure building in, bringing us offshore winds and also into southern california so red flag warning is up for the l.a. basin, ventura county, the mountains there, as well as san fernando valley, santa monica.
PBS
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
on everything from the disruptive effect of technology to the acoustics of punching music venues, i am pleased to have him back on this program. welcome. >> good to be back here. >> rose: so tell me what this is. >> i mean it is part memoir. >> a bit of memoir stuff, not a lot but a little bit, it is mainly about music, how the context of music finds itself in, affects what the music turns out to be. >> rose: what do you mean by context? >> there is a lot of them. >> right. >> okay. and i didn't set out to write that, i started writing some essays and things and i realized, wow, this is what it is about that it could be the stage, performing on a stage, the fact that you have to do something live performing in front of other people and it could be the acoustics of the live venue, whether it is reverb brandt space like a cathedral r a little club in nashville .. it could be the finances of trying to be a musician, trying to be a composer and make a little of it and that narrows down and defines what you can reasonably do. you can have the same ambitions but they are going t going to k- they ar
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